The Day After Dev Report #4

Category: Games, The Day After

Some good programming work done this week, despite busy-ness. Beware, this is a slightly long and involved post on very many topics!

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The Day After Dev Report #3

Category: The Day After

Two steps forward… one spin around on the spot?

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Character Concept: Aeona

Category: RPGs

I do a bit of RPGing, primarily with the Pathfinder system. We’re moving onto a new campaign soon, so I thought I might share the character I intend to play.

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The Day After Dev Report #2

Category: The Day After

A little bit of actual progress this fortnight!

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The Day After Dev Report #1

Category: The Day After

I was reading Tales of the Rampant Coyote the other day (great blog for indie game devs, by the way). They had ten tips for indie devs, which were all sensible suggestions, although not too surprising. But the point of those articles is to remind you of aspects of the job. One that stuck out […]

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Making a Scene

Category: The Day After

Whoa, it’s March already. March 2013, even! I keep getting an embarrassing reminder of time every time I open Tweetdeck and see declarations that I was going to smash out The Day After in 2012. Don’t fear, I am working on it. It’s just slow progress that usually doesn’t lend itself well to blog posts. […]

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Review: Far Cry 3 – the writing

Category: Games, Philosophy, Reviews

Previously I reviewed Far Cry 3 on the surface level and deemed it to be a pretty good game. In this post I’ll examine the writing and explain why I think Far Cry 3 is a great game. Beware, there are countless spoilers. If you want to experience the game yourself without my biases, play […]

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Review: Far Cry 3 – everything but the writing

Category: Games, Reviews

I recently finished Far Cry 3. I’ve been very keen to write a review for it, but wanted to see the ending before I wrote anything. Because I have a lot of things to say about the writing, plot and how that plays into the game design, I thought I might split the review into […]

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I spotted some very early Steam sales

Category: Fun

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Brett’s Guide to 2012 Christmas Sales

Category: Games, Reviews

So sure, we’ve had Halloween sales and Thanksgiving sales, but the Christmas sales tend to be the biggest and best. To prepare you for them, I’ve compiled a list of games worth buying (or worth buying if on sale). Worth buying on sale Some games are great, but publishers have yet to accustom themselves with […]

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